Samantha Quackenbush is a New York City based licensed esthetician & makeup artist. Her artistry specializes in beauty and character makeup — from special event makeup, runway, special effects, and bridal. Her study of esthetics has prepared her in basic and deep pore facials (and many more treatments), massage techniques, laser hair removal, chemical peels, and a thorough knowledge of skin, and product.  

Samantha studied makeup artistry, taking the Multimedia program at Makeup Designory in New York, as well as attending Christine Valmy International for esthetics. Continuing her education, and staying up to date on all things new in the beauty industry, Samantha also received certification from Mario Dedivanovic & Sir John’s masterclasses.


After graduating from school, Samantha worked as a freelance artist for Laura Geller Beauty New York, as well as for NARS at the Madison Avenue Boutique. She has worked on New York Fashion Week and New York Bridal Fashion Week, and working for her private clients. At the center of her work, has always been to make someone feel their best versions of themselves therefore she makes priority to give back to charities, working closely with Sunshine Kids Organization, as well as Montifiore Children’s Hospital. 



Licensed Esthetician & Makeup Artist